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PLAYWRIGHT BRIAN FRIEL TO BE CELEBRATED IN ANNUAL FESTIVAL

A major two-part festival to celebrate Brian Friel, Ireland’s greatest modern playwright, with performances, talks, discussions, music, dance and good food will take place in Belfast and County Donegal between… 1,123 more words

Lyric Theatre

Cast announced for Dancing at Lughnasa - Lyric Theatre 26 Aug - 27 Sept

Dancing at Lughnasa 26 Aug – 27 Sept

We’re delighted to start rehearsals today for Brian Friel’s #DancingatLughnasa, directed by Annabelle Comyn which will run on the Danske Bank stage from 26 August – 27 September. 151 more words

Events

PLAYWRIGHT BRIAN FRIEL TO BE CELEBRATED WITH ANNUAL FESTIVAL

An annual festival celebrating playwright Brian Friel is being launched this summer in both Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland. 172 more words

News

Just a thought ...... about Harper Lee's Maycomb, Alabama and other related settings....

Middle Earth, Narnia, and Wessex are all examples of exotic, or parallel-world settings created by novelists to base their stories in.  Novelists have always created these imaginary worlds for their own purposes.  1,219 more words

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Translations

Translations by Brian Friel (1981)

Goodreads Summary:

“The action takes place in late August 1833 at a hedge-school in the townland of Baile Beag, an Irish-speaking community in County Donegal. 322 more words

Fiction

Talking About Thomas Kilroy

I was delighted to recently receive a copy of one of the latest publications from Carysfort Press: Guy Woodward’s edited collection Talking about Thomas Kilroy… 1,079 more words

Irish Theatre

Éilis Ní Dhuibhne Interview

This article originally appeared in the University Observer in February, before the writer accepted the PEN Award for her Outstanding Contribution to Irish Literature. 

As Éilis Ní Dhuibhne prepares to accept the PEN Award for her Outstanding Contribution to Irish Literature, Patrick Kelleher sits down with the writer to discuss the Irish language, feminism, and her beginnings in UCD… 1,025 more words

Writing